Niantic is a software company focused on augmented reality mobile games. The company was spun out of Google in October 2015. The company launched the mobile game Pokémon Go in July 2016, and the game became an overnight global phenomenon. The game topped app store charts in most regions for top-free app and top-grossing app, and Apple announced the app had the most downloads in a first week ever.

Company Overview

  • Invested: January 2016
  • Stage: Series B
  • Sector: Disruptive Tech, Consumer Tech, Gaming, Augmented Reality, Geo-location
  • CEO: John Hanke
  • Lead Partner: Gilman Louie
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Company Website: nianticlabs.com